Figured I'd show y'all some of my stone hooks, knapped from river gravel and various chert rocks.
They will catch fish, you just got to haul em in quick and give them no slack. Ya can't smack the side of the boat or hang a barbed wire fence on the back of a cast because they will break.
They hold a suprising amount of weight applied directly to the point. Like I've tested several up to fifteen pounds and they didn't break, and some of the smaller ones I've pulled to ten pounds in tests.
The last one is a stone hook jig with natural fiber skirt,and the strings are made of sinew.
Going fishing tomorrow, be back Friday night